laster says he gave Sowell a sweatshirt and told him to cover the woman up.
The firefighters followed them in, and laster left the scene.
“I was driving down his street when a young guy flagged me down and rushed me over to a side yard,” laster told me.
laster, who is a longtime friend of mine, works on houses in the neighborhood.
“They were both naked, and she was bleeding from the mouth and nose,” says laster.
When laster looked into the yard, he saw Sowell and a woman.
As he said that there was a concerted movement of Andrew, the laster, and Granville.
In less than three minutes the enthusiasm of revolt had spread, and every laster had left his machine.
Mssiggang ist aller laster Anfang—Idleness is the beginning of all vices.
He looked inquiringly from one to another, then moved beside Andrew and the laster.
"following all others," from Old English latost (adj.) and lætest (adv.), superlative of læt (see late). Cognate with Old Frisian lest, Dutch laatst, Old High German laggost, German letzt. Meaning "most recent" is from c.1200. The noun, "last person or thing," is c.1200, from the adjective. Last hurrah is from the title of Edwin O'Connor's 1956 novel. Last word "final, definitive statement" is from 1650s. A dying person's last words so called by 1740. As an adjective, last-minute attested from 1913. Last-chance (adj.) is from 1962.
"endure, go on existing," from Old English læstan "to continue, endure," earlier "accomplish, carry out," literally "to follow a track," from Proto-Germanic *laistjan "to follow a track" (cf. Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old Frisian lasta "to fulfill, to pay (duties)," German leisten "to perform, achieve, afford"), from PIE *leis- "track, furrow."
Related to last (n.), not to last (adj.). Related: Lasted; lasting.
"shoemaker's block," from Old English læste, from last "track, footprint, trace," from Proto-Germanic *laist- (cf. Old Norse leistr "the foot," Middle Dutch, Dutch leest "form, model, last," Old High German leist "track, footprint," German Leisten "last," Gothic laistjan "to follow," Old English læran "to teach"); see last (v.).